Submission Deadline:
Friday, Dec. 4 at 1 p.m. ET

Submission Instructions

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The ACC is now accepting abstract submissions. Submit your research for a chance to be featured at ACC.21, where you'll share your science with colleagues from around the world.

Abstracts may be submitted in any of the 61 topic areas and all submissions will be considered for oral, moderated poster and traditional poster presentations. Plus, don't miss the Spotlight on Special Topics abstract categories featuring the following hot topics:

  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Cardio-Obstetrics
  • Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
  • Global Cardiovascular Health
  • Innovation, Digital Health, and Technology
  • Sports and Exercise
  • Training and Lifelong Learning

Accepted abstracts will be published in an online issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, one of the top-ranked cardiovascular journals in the world! Plus, with more than 250 reporters representing 23 countries expected to cover ACC.21, your research will have global impact! Abstracts and other meeting activities receive worldwide media interest resulting in billions of media impressions.

In addition, the top 3 flatboard posters in each Learning Pathway will receive the ACC.21 Best Poster Award. Best Poster Award Winners will be acknowledged in the ACC.21 ePoster System and within the ACC.21 App providing the winners with additional exposure.

For additional information and answers to our Frequently Asked Questions, please visit our FAQ page.

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